New York City’s School Construction Authority spent more than $6.5 million to convert a Bay Ridge storefront into a pre-K school with a capacity of just 18 kids, The NY Post reports.
That’s 362,222 per tot. The SCA doled out the eye-popping sum to transform a defunct clothing store that sat beneath a massive parking garage at 8501 Fifth Ave. last year.
“I was incredulous,” said Community Education Council 20 president Laurie Windsor. “This is so much money. So much money on a site that only houses only one class.”
Watchdogs blasted the spending as excessive, especially given the limited number of seats at the school. Read more at The NY Post.